Russia as a Global Power: Contending Views from Russia

Monday, March 18, 2013
9:00 AM- 4:45 PM
George Washington University, Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E St. NW, 7th Floor- City View Room
Washington, DC 20052

9:00-9:30 || Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30-9:45 || Welcome and Introductory Remarks
  • Henry R. Nau (GWU)

9:45-10:45 || Session I: Russian Views on National Security and Defense

  • Chair: Cory Welt (GWU)
  • Vladislav Inozemtsev – Director, Centre for Post-Industrial Studies
  • Fyodor Lukyanov – Editor-in-Chief, Russia in Global Affairs and Chairman, Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy
  • Andranik Migranyan – Director, Institute for Democracy and Cooperation

10:45-11:00 || Break

11:00-12:00|| Session II: Russian Views on Economics, International Institutions, and Transnational Issues

  • Chair: Andrew Kuchins (CSIS)
  • Vladislav Inozemtsev – Director, Centre for Post-Industrial Studies
  • Fyodor Lukyanov – Editor-in-Chief, Russia in Global Affairs and Chairman, Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy
  • Andranik Migranyan – Director, Institute for Democracy and Cooperation

12:15-1:00 || Lunch

1:00-1:45|| Keynote Address

  • Jack Matlock – US Ambassador to the USSR (1987-1991)
  • Keynote Introduction- Henry Hale (GWU)

2:00-3:15|| Session III: American Views on US-Russian Relations

  • Chair: Igor Zevelev (MacArthur Foundation, Moscow)
  • Leon Aron – Director of Russian Studies, American Enterprise Institute
  • Samuel Charap – Senior Fellow, International Institute for Strategic Studies
  • E. Wayne Merry – Senior Fellow, American Foreign Policy Council
  • Paul Saunders – Executive Director, Center for the National Interest

3:15-3:30 || Coffee/Tea Break

3:30-4:30|| Session IV: Russian Reactions to American Views on US-Russia Relations

  • Chair: Henry R. Nau (GWU)
  • Vladislav Inozemtsev – Director, Centre for Post-Industrial Studies
  • Fyodor Lukyanov – Editor-in-Chief, Russia in Global Affairs and Chairman, Presidium of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy
  • Andranik Migranyan – Director, Institute for Democracy and Cooperation
4:30-4:45 || Closing Remarks
  • Deepa Ollapally (GWU)

The Sigur Center gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York for this Conference.

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Session I: Russian Views on National Security and Defense

	

Session II: Russian Views on Economics, Institutions, and Transnational Issues

	

Keynote: Ambassador Jack Matlock

	

Session III:American Views on US-Russian Relations

	

Session IV:Russian Reactions to American Views on US-Russia Relations

	

 

Publications and Handouts

Conference Program & Participant Biographies

Policy Brief: Russia as a Global Power: Contending Views from Russia

Policy Report:How Russia Sees the World: Domestic Foreign Policy Debates